Joseph C. Oeschger Field

Joseph C. Oeschger Field (HM1D5W)

Location: Ferndale, CA 95536 Humboldt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 34.41', W 124° 15.934'

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Dedicated to Joseph Carl Oeschger in Recognition of his contribution to sports and to the youth who participate.

An all around athlete who began his career in Ferndale, he went on to professional baseball where he distinguished himself as a major league pitcher for 12 years. On May 1, 1920, he set a record never equaled by pitching the longest game ever played. He, and the opposing pitcher, pitched a full 26 innings before the game was called because of darkness.

Longest Major League Game
Score By Innings

Joseph C. Oeschger - Boston Braves: 000 001 000 000 000 000 000 000 00?.1
Leon Cadore - Brooklyn Dodgers: 000 010 000 000 000 000 000 000 000?.1
HM NumberHM1D5W
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed1977
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 12:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 392879 N 4492182
Decimal Degrees40.57350000, -124.26556667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 34.41', W 124° 15.934'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 34' 24.60" N, 124° 15' 56.04" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117 Berding St, Ferndale CA 95536, US
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